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Happy Anniversary to MLB-Yankees-Rays…Forever!

Wow. I cannot believe it’s been a year since I posted my first entry on a cold December day. It feels like I wound back the clock in typing this entry right now.

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I want to touch upon a couple of things in this entry:

1. I’m Sorry

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For missing all of the game action for you guys

For not giving you the latest trades and signings on the minute!

For not providing analysis that will take your breath away

For not giving you my input on what I feel about the transactions, the games, and the specialties

2. I will…

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Try to give you the breaking news

Provide link lists for easy transportation to other awesome sites

Give you the analysis that will separate this blog from most

and..,

Make this blog an enjoyable blog to visit and read!

3. What has happened since I was gone?

Well, obviously alot has happened but let’s look at the big stuff:

  1.  Mo has broken the 500 save barrier!

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2. Derek Jeter is our new Hit King!

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3. B.J. Upton hit for the cycle.

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4. A-Rod extended his consecutive 100 R.B.I. and 30 homer accomplishments in the last game of the season! ( He had 2 HR’s and 7 R.B.I.’s)

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5. The YANKEES ARE WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS! ( Yes that deserved bold, underline, and italics)

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4. A Shout Out!

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To all my loyal readers including…

  1. MarshallMan- a good friend of mine

and finally… an hononrable mention to the blogger who left me my very 1st comment…

Jane Heller!- http://janeheller.mlblogs.com

When searching through the archives I actually found this entry…

http://manoman.mlblogs.com/archives/2008/12/1st_comment_ever.html#comments

Brings back alot of memories.

5. The Archives

Some of my favorite entries (from least to best)

5. CC vs. Verlander…A True Pitchers Duel-July 18, 2009

This entry I really enjoyed making because it was my first “live game” entry and it was inspired from reading all of your blogs!

Favorite line:

Don’t mess with the Captain.

4.They’re All Stars (but Longoria is the Best)!–  June 3, 2009

This entry I liked because it captured which players I loved seeing and it was kind of fun looking for the photos of everyone.

Favorite Photo:

Derek_jeter

 

 

Ichiro Suzuki

Sorry I think they’re all awesome. : )

3. Rocking Rookies–  June 17, 2009

Entry+ Rookies = What’s Not To Like!

Favorite line:

Will Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg ever face off in the future???

Bryce Harper, Baseball, Las Vegas Wildcats

and

Fireballer Stephen Strasburg by mikezarrilli14.

The Battle is On.

(Okay, so maybe that was a little more than a line ; )

2. Merry Teix-mas!-December 23, 2008

While I was typing this entry I was filled with joy.

Favorite Line:

You can’t say that money completely bought Teixeira over to the Yankees in this situation if you think about it.

and Finally…

1.Early Division Predictions: AL East– December 19, 2008

I loved making the predictions and the 1 thing that made this post the best is that it was my 1st True Post.

Favorite Comment By Reader:

 Welcome, manoman! As a Yankee fan I LOVE your prediction. I still think we need another bat, but we certainly upgraded the rotation and the pen is looking good.

                                           – http://janeheller.mlblogs.com

 

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Well, yeah, those are the stats.

7.Favorites…

Player- Evan Longoria

Team- 70% Yankees 30% Rays

Blog- They all are awesome! Some of my favorites are Julia’s, Cheeky’s, and Zack Hample’s.

Comment-

Ok, so now I want to go fire up the PS3 and get my MLB:The Show on! There, my Rays are in first, blowing away the competition. Wish it was like that in real life! You are right in calling Howell “lights out.” The guy has been perfect since the break, racking up 3 saves already!I’m going to have to drop Percy in my game and get Howell in there as my closer!
http://raysfanboy.mlblogs.com/ – (In regards to the post “We Swept Them Right Off Their Feet!- July 19, 2009 )

 

Well, that is the official 1st anniversary entry of MLB-Yankees-Rays…Forever!

 ... today was his 1st Birthday

Happy Holidays!

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